HOW HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF : SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THE SHE-CAMEL OF GOD AND IMAM ALI (AS)

In a tradition, it is narrated that the Holy Prophet (S) of Islam said:

“The most wicked person among the ancient ones was the murderer of the harmless she-camel of Salih (as), and the most wicked person of the latter age is the murderer of Ali Ibn Abi Talib. A wicked one, who will make his beard dyed (red) from the blood of his forehead.”

[Majma’-al-Bayan, vol. 10, p. 499; Tafsir Al-Qurtubi]

RIGHTEOUSNESS (تقوى) AND SELF-PURIFICATION (تزكية) | PART.2

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ تَقوَى اللّه‏ِ دَواءُ داءِ قُلوبِكُم … وطَهُورُ دَنَسِ أنفُسِكُم

Imam Ali (as) said, ‘Verily, being wary of one’s duty to God is the remedy for the disease of your hearts … and the purifier of the pollution in your souls.’

[Nahjul Balaghah, no. 198]

REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAPTER OF THE CITY OF MECCA [90]

The Holy Prophet (S) has said:

“He who studies it, God will make him safe from His wrath on the Day of Judgement.”

[Majma’-al-Bayan, vol. 10, p. 490]

REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAPTER OF THE SUN [91]

The Prophet (S) said:

“He who recites it (Surah Ash-Shams) is like he who has given charity (in the way of God) to all things that the sun and the moon shine upon.”

[Majma’-al-Bayan, vol, 10. p. 496]

REFLECTIONS ON THE CHAPTER OF THE NIGHT [92]

On the virtue of this Surah, the Holy Prophet (S) said:

“He who recites it (Surah Al-Layl) God rewards him so much so that he is satisfied, and He protects him from toil, and makes (the path of his life) smooth for him.”

[Bihar-al-Anwar, vol. 74, p. 395, Traditions 35 and 38.]